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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Sparrow, The Passenger, Farmer's Daughter, Chicago Eatery, Raw Chemist

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 10, 2014

farmhouse tavern torontoToronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.


  • Susur Lee's new restaurant Luckee, located in the base of the Soho Metropolitan Hotel, is now open and serving all-day dim sum on weekdays and dim sum cart service for brunch on weekends.
  • Bampot Bohemian House of Tea & Board Games is in soft opening mode as of this week, with limited opening hours starting at 5pm.
  • The Passenger, from the same team behind The Beet, is now open for dinner and drinks at 2968 Dundas St. West.
  • Speakeasy 21 opened this week at 21 Adelaide St. West on the main floor of Scotia Plaza.




  • Open since 1975, Sher-e-Punjab at 351 Danforth Ave. has reopened after recent renovations and a menu overhaul.
  • The Steady (1051 Bloor St. West) now does brunch on weekdays.

Have you seen restaurants opening or closing in your neighbourhood? Email tips to

Photo of Farmhouse Tavern by Marni Wolf



Jake / April 10, 2014 at 12:15 pm
Where is that eggs benny from in the photo?
G / April 10, 2014 at 01:28 pm
All-day dim sum at Luckee? Their webpage says they don't open until 5:30pm on weekdays.
Mary / April 10, 2014 at 10:07 pm
What will Chicago Eatery serve?
Azsatan replying to a comment from Jake / April 29, 2014 at 10:35 am
Hi Jake,

The Eggs Benny from the photo are from a place called the Farmhouse Tavern. At 1627 Dupont Street, in the Junction.
Dylan replying to a comment from Mary / January 25, 2015 at 09:37 pm
Chicago Eatery will be open as of 11:30 am January 26th, will be serving a variety of creative smoked meats, steaks, a couple salads and pastas, burgers, and appetizers.
Anna / September 14, 2015 at 04:42 pm
I love The Passenger great patio, been going to their brunch for a while I get the Eggs Benny. Their other restaurant The Beet also has a really good breakfast menu I usually get the breakfast bowl or the Huevos Rancheros.
Jasmine / September 14, 2015 at 04:56 pm
I love The Beet being going there for years! been to The passenger with friends for drinks and apps which were great love the Burrata and Mussels looking forward to going back for din!
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